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Use this template to share with the news media how your firm is celebrating this commemorative week and how staffing firms contribute to the economy of your state. By taking part in National Staffing Employee Week, your staffing firm communicates to job seekers, clients, and your local business community just how much you value your temporary and contract employees.

For Immediate Release

[Insert staffing firm name] Honors Contributions of Temporary, Contract Employees to [State’s] Economy

Celebrations Planned for National Staffing Employee Week, Sept. 24–30

[Insert City, State Postal Abbreviation, insert date]—[Insert name of staffing firm], based in [insert city] is joining staffing firms from across the nation in celebrating National Staffing Employee Week, Sept. 24–30. Established by the American Staffing Association, this commemorative week honors the millions of temporary and contract employees working for U.S. staffing firms each week.

In [insert state] alone, [insert number] temporary and contract employees work in the staffing industry every week. These positions are across all industry sectors and professions, and the majority are full-time. These jobs also can lead to permanent work, according to ASA research. In fact, permanent employment is a top motivation for choosing this line of work, and one in five cite scheduling flexibility as a key reason for choosing staffing, according to the ASA Staffing Employee Survey.

NOTE: You can obtain the number of temporary and contract employees working for firms in your state by visiting americanstaffing.net.

[Insert a quote about National Staffing Employee Week and your firm’s pride in the staffing industry and contributions of its temporary and contract employees. Here is an example: “National Staffing Employee Week salutes the temporary and contract employees who contribute to the economy of [insert state] and that of our entire nation,” said [insert name of senior executive], [insert title] with [insert name of staffing firm]. “[Insert staffing firm name] is proud to be part of an industry that provides so many benefits to employees, to businesses, and to the economy.”]

[Insert name of staffing firm] is celebrating National Staffing Week by [insert any firm activities, for instance the announcement of its own staffing employee of the year, special events or ceremonies during that week, thank-you notes and gifts for employees (e.g., gift cards in their pay envelopes), lunches or breakfasts].

To learn more about [insert name of staffing firm], visit [insert hyperlinked company website URL].

To learn more about the staffing industry in [insert state], visit americanstaffing.net.

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About the American Staffing Association

The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its state affiliates advance the interests of the industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. For more information about ASA, visit americanstaffing.net.

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